KinderCare Learning Center #888
6123 Gum St.
Alexandria, VA 22310
Current Inspector: Margaret Allworth (703) 209-3521
Inspection Date: Sept. 24, 2018
Complaint Related: No
- Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
- Technical Assistance:
During the inspection, the licensing representative discussed with the Director updates to enrollment forms for children's records.
An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted today from 10:30am-2:20pm. A total of 31 children were in the care of 7 staff present. Children were observed while playing with puzzles, during toileting, handwashing, lunch story time and transitions to naptime. Tuna, whole grain tortilla, apple sauce and pickles were served for today's lunch. Infants were observed during diapering, handwashing and bottle feeding. Nurturing interactions were also observed between staff and children. Areas of non-compliance are documented on the violation notice. If you have any questions, please contact me at Ivaco.Clarke@dss.virginia.gov or 571-835-5505. Thank you for your cooperation.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-130-A Description: Based on a sample review of records, 1 out of 5 children's records was missing documentation of immunizations prior to the child's first day of attendance. Evidence: The record for Child #2 [date of enrollment: 9/17/2018] did not include an immunization record. Plan of Correction: The record has been requested from the parents. We will remind them of our request.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-160-C Description: Based on a sample review of records, 1 out of 4 staff did not submit subsequent tuberculosis screening results every two years from the date of the most recent screening. Evidence: The most recent tuberculosis screening for Staff #1 was obtained 4/1/2016. Plan of Correction: Staff will complete the screening.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-A Description: Based on a sample review of records, 1 out of 4 staff were missing documentation of the required training by the end of their first day of assuming job responsibilities. Evidence: The record for Staff #1 [date of employment: 5/9/2017] was missing documentation of completing orientation training. Plan of Correction: Staff will complete documentation of training.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-240-C Description: Based on a sample review of records, 2 out of 4 staff did not have documentation of the required 16 hours of annual training. Evidence: 1. The record for Staff #1 [date of employment: 5/9/2017] was missing documentation of 9.5 hours of annual training and development. 2. The record for Staff #3 [date of employment: 10/9/2008] was missing 8 hours of annual training and development. Plan of Correction: They will complete annual PDD training on October 8th which consists of 8 hours.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A Description: Based on observation, equipment in the center was not maintained in clean, safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. Areas of rust were observed on the metal bells of two tambourines and on the metal keys of a plastic toy piano in the two's classroom. 2. A lose tile and a chipped tile were observed on the floor in the two's bathroom, posing a tripping hazard. 3. Chipped plastic was observed on the edges of a toy storage cabinet in the two's classroom. Plan of Correction: Work orders have already been placed in hopes that work will be completed this week.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-290-3 Description: Based on observation, protective covers were not installed on all unused electrical outlets. Evidence: 3 unused outlets did not have protective covers installed in the two's classroom. Plan of Correction: Corrected during inspection.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-420-E-3 Description: Based on a sample review of records, 1 out of 5 children's records were not maintain up to date annually. Evidence: The most recent record update documented for Child #3 was obtained 6/26/2017. Plan of Correction: We will have the parent update the record upon their return.
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-520-C Description: Based on observation, requirements for the use of diaper creams were not met. Evidence: 2 out of 3 diaper creams were not labeled with children's names. There were no written authorizations for diaper creams belonging to Child #3, #6 or #7. Plan of Correction: Diaper creams were labeled during inspection; We will obtain authorizations from parents.
Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-3 Description: Based on a sample review of records, central registry results from another state in which 2 staff have resided [outside the state of Virginia within the past five years] were not obtained. Evidence: 1. Staff #1 disclosed on a sworn statement [8/20/2018] that they have resided in Massachusetts within the past five years. Documentation of a central registry request was not available at the time of the inspection. 2. Staff #4 disclosed on a sworn statement [8/20/2018] that they have resided in Maryland within the past five years. Documentation of a central registry request was not available at the time of the inspection. Plan of Correction: We will request and maintain documentation of requests.
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